Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
REUGE. A STERLING SILVER OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH MUSICAL AUTOMATON AND ALARM
SIGNED CHARLES REUGE À SAINTE CROIX, THE FOUNTAIN, NO. 1274, CIRCA 2010
Mechanical jewelled lever movement, Arabic numerals on cream eccentric time display, sweep centre seconds, blued steel alarm hand, set in a pastoral enamel scene, surmounted by vari-coloured gilt automaton scene depicting a falconer raising and lowering his arm holding a hawk, watering his horse at a trough with a lady operating the pump flowing simulated water, circular engine-turned case, stepped bezel, milled band, hinged back, the automaton and music mechanism activated through the alarm or by pressing a button through the silver cuvette along with musical keywind hole, dial and cuvette signed, cuvette numbered
57 mm. diam.
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